1940 Auburn Tigers football team

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1940 Auburn Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1940 record6–4–1 (3–2–1 SEC)
Head coachJack Meagher (7th season)
Home stadiumAuburn Stadium
Legion Field
Cramton Bowl
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Tennessee $ 5 0 0     10 1 0
No. 9 Mississippi State 4 0 1     10 0 1
Ole Miss 3 1 0     9 2 0
Alabama 4 2 0     7 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     6 4 1
LSU 3 3 0     6 4 0
Georgia 2 3 1     5 4 1
Florida 2 3 0     5 5 0
Kentucky 1 2 2     5 3 2
Tulane 1 3 0     5 5 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 1     3 6 1
Georgia Tech 1 5 0     3 7 0
Sewanee 0 1 0     3 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1940 college football season. The Tigers' were led by head coach Jack Meagher in his seventh season and finished the season with a record of six wins, four losses and one tie (6–4–1 overall, 3–2–1 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 27Howard*W 27–13
October 5at TulaneW 20–14
October 12Mississippi StateT 7–7
October 19at SMU*L 13–20
October 26at Georgia TechW 16–7
November 2vs. GeorgiaL 13–14
November 9Clemson*W 21–7
November 16LSU
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, Alabama (Rivalry)
L 13–21
November 23at Boston College*L 7–33
November 30Florida
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbus, Georgia (Rivalry)
W 20–7
December 7Villanova*
  • Cramton Bowl
  • Montgomery, Alabama
W 13–10
  • *Non-conference game
  • Source: 1940 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: John F. "Jack" Meagher, 1940". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "1940 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 15, 2015.